Medium Tier Bank, based in Gauteng, South Africa is seeking a SAICA qualified “all rounder” with up to date and IFRS knowledge – to work themselves from atemp to perm role by getting to kmow the “nuts and bolts” of a BU – acting as a Head of Finance Business Partner and then being groomed – if proven efficient and effective – into a permanent role withing Group Finance.
In line with bank’s vision and communicated culture plan to the SARB, their success depend upon its ability to recruit and retain employees in our excellence driven culture. The CA(SA) qualification is highly regarded and can be linked to innovative thinking, high level of expertise in all finance related matters including tax and hard work. One of finance team’s biggest challenges is the technical nature of financial reporting in the financial services sector, specifically for banks – there is added pressure of SARB. Here’s your challenge – The financial results must be correct and in line with IFRS on a monthly basis. In addition, external audit main focus will be on controls and procedures in place within finance to ensure accurate and transparent reporting.
In summary: CA (SA) qualification is preferred to support the ability to handle technical items (Tax, IFRS16 leases, potentially IFRS9 support), external audit relationship, handle senior stakeholder reporting requirements and business insight requirements, do Treasury/investment work, take up DI responsibilities if required and to be a 2IC for another Head of Finance BU and part of succession planning in future.
We are flexible to consider all candidates that fit our requirement. We are looking for the perfect Finance individual: Technically strong and flexible. Able to do, but also able to think, manage processes, execute through people and support, enable and challenge senior stakeholders.